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    May 27th, 2018

    Speed Dating & Singles Party

    Start Date: Saturday 6/9/2018 — End Date: Saturday 6/9/2018
    Admission:25-30

    Meet new friends easily and face-to-face with our fun Ice Breaker Game! You’ll have time before and after the event to mingle with the crowd. This event is in a lovely hotel with friendly event hosts. Come alone, leave with connections, friends, and possibly a love interest.

    Remember… Chemistry isn’t found online!

    6:00PM - 7:30PM Single Professionals Age 45+ (Suggested Age Range: Men 45-60 Women 40-55)

    7:30PM - 8:30PM Social for Both Age Groups

    8:30PM - 10:00PM Single Professionals Age 45 and Under (Suggested Age Range: Men 27-45 Women 24-42)

    TICKETS: To keep our ratio of men to women even, we try to sell all tickets in advance for this event. Tickets for this event do sell out, so purchase your ticket ASAP. $25/Advance (by June 8) or $30/Door (ONLY If we still have space available in your section).

    MORE DETAILS: Saturday, June 9, 2018. Check in begins at 5:45pm. Icebreaker starts PROMPTLY at 6:15pm. This event may end as late as 10:30pm. You’ll receive your mutual matches contact information within 48 hours of this event. Dress Code is Business Casual.

    LOCATION: Aloft Hotel, 4241 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose CA 95129. From Hwy 280 take Saratoga exit south; right on Moorpark. Free parking.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; Bay Area Singles Events & Travel, SF Bay Area Singles Events, Your Asian Connection, and many singles meetups.

    DISCOUNTS & more parties at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •Memorial Day Summer Kickoff Mixer, May 27, San Jose
    •It’s Raining Men! Dance, June 2, Santa Clara
    •Mix & Mingle, June 10, San Carlos
    •Cougar Party, June 23, San Anselmo
    •Midsummer Night Delight Dance, July 21, Mill Valley
    •The Summer Ball at the Grand Hyatt, July 28, San Francisco

    Location: 4241 Moorpark Avenue San Jose

    Contact: Rich Gosse richgosse@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com

    The Summer Ball at the Grand Hyatt SF

    May 27th, 2018

    The Summer Ball at the Grand Hyatt SF

    Start Date: Saturday 7/28/2018 — End Date: Saturday 7/28/2018
    Admission:20-30

    Dance to your favorite hits at San Francisco’s largest singles party of the Summer season! Please dress in your finest for the spectacular Grand Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt on Union Square! $15/advance (by July 27) or $20/door. Adults of all ages welcome. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 8pm-Midnight.

    LOCATION: The Grand Hyatt, 345 Stockton Street, San Francisco CA 94108. Low-cost parking conveniently located at Sutter/Stockton Garage.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals,, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; Singles Supper Club, San Francisco Singles, Bay Area Single Boomers, Palo Alto Ballroom Dancing, Single Professionals Internet Network (SPiN), Bay Area Ballroom Dancers, Social Singles, Single n’ Professional, 40+ Singles, Beyond 40, Cougar Events, Lifestyle Parties, Cougar Meetup, and many more…

    DISCOUNTS & more parties at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •Memorial Day Summer Kickoff Mixer, May 27, San Jose
    •It’s Raining Men! Dance, June 2, Santa Clara
    •Ice Breakers & Social, June 9, San Jose
    •Mix & Mingle, June 10, San Carlos
    •Cougar Party, June 23, San Anselmo
    •Midsummer Night Delight Dance, July 21, Mill Valley

    Location: 345 Stockton St SAN FRANCISCO

    Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com

    “Truth Thursdays” at San Leandro’s Tech Campus

    May 25th, 2018

    “Truth Thursdays” at San Leandro’s Tech Campus

    Start Date: Thursday 6/28/2018 — End Date: Thursday 6/28/2018
    Admission:Free

    The San Leandro Improvement Association’s “Truth Thursdays” returns on Thursday, June 28, in partnership with the Food Truck Mafia from 5 to 9 p.m. Happening every fourth Thursday of the month, “Truth Thursdays” will surround the 55-foot tall Truth is Beauty statue at the San Leandro Tech Campus in Downtown San Leandro and feature multiple food trucks, beer, wine, recreational games and live entertainment. “Truth Thursdays” will have rotating food trucks and live music each event, so attendees can be sure to always experience something different every month. Recreational games such as corn hole and bocce ball will be out on the grass in front of Truth is Beauty. Attendees will be able to hang out around Truth is Beauty the whole evening, enjoying the live music, each other, and the food and drinks.

    Location: 1600 Alvarado Street San Leandro

    Contact: N/A val@olivecreativestrategies.com
    URL: www.downtownsanleandro.com

    Cougar Party

    May 25th, 2018

    Cougar Party

    Start Date: Saturday 6/23/2018 — End Date: Saturday 6/23/2018
    Admission:10

    Younger Men and Older Women are invited to meet at this fun event at a large upscale Wine Lounge in quaint San Anselmo in beautiful Marin County! Only $10 at the door includes a fun Mixer Game, with prizes; accompanied by appetizers, served at 7pm, as long as they last. Adults of all ages welcome. Dress to impress. Saturday, June 23, 7-9pm.

    LOCATION: EV Wine Lounge, 500 San Anselmo Avenue, corner of Tunstead, Downtown San Anselmo CA 94960. From Hwy 101 take Sir Francis Drake exit west; left on Tunstead. Free street parking.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; Cougar Events, Cougar Meetup, Singles2Couples; and by many singles meetups.

    MORE PARTIES at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •Memorial Day Summer Kickoff Mixer, May 27, San Jose
    •It’s Raining Men! Dance, June 2, Santa Clara
    •Mix & Mingle, June 10, San Carlos
    •Midsummer Night Delight Dance, July 21, Mill Valley
    •The Summer Ball at the Grand Hyatt, July 28, San Francisco

    Location: 500 San Anselmo Avenue San Anselmo CA

    Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com

    Summer Nights

    May 24th, 2018

    Summer Nights

    Start Date: Saturday 7/7/2018 — End Date: Saturday 8/4/2018
    Admission:From $25. Kids 17 and under free.

    The 26th Annual Summer Nights Series of live music, dinners, cocktails, picnics, dancing, Kid Zone, and more offers five consecutive Saturday evenings of magic under beautiful Marin skies.

    Beginning on Saturday July 7th The Summer Nights Outdoor Concerts take place in an intimate, safe, natural setting with easy access and seating choices for all. Picnics are welcome, but dinner is also available for purchase from a on-site pop-up of a local restaurant. Playground on-site, children’s art activities and free admission for ages 17 and under make for a fabulous family night out. Created to celebrate diversity, explore commonalities, and bring generations together through live music, Summer Nights works to build community through the arts.

    Location: 200 N San Pedro Rd San Rafael

    Contact: Linda Bolt lbolt@marinjcc.org
    URL: http://www.marinjcc.org/index.php?submenu=PerformingArtsSub&src=events&srctype=events_lister_2017&ca

    Ring Community Day

    May 24th, 2018

    Ring Community Day

    Start Date: Saturday 6/9/2018 — End Date: Saturday 6/9/2018
    Admission:$10

    Who It’s For

    Families interested in introducing The Ring to their children. Workshops are designed for various ages.

    When

    Saturday, June 9, 2018
    See website below for the schedule of events and to register.

    Where

    Wilsey Center for Opera
    Veterans Building, Fourth Floor
    401 Van Ness Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94102

    Cost

    Workshops are $10 per attendee.

    A limited number of discounted tickets are available for families in need. Email education@sfopera.com for more information.

    Location: 401 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco

    Contact: Alyssa Stone education@sfopera.com
    URL: https://sfopera.com/discover-opera/education/community-programs/ring-community-day/

    Martin Machado: Fluid State

    May 23rd, 2018

    Martin Machado: Fluid State

    Start Date: Wednesday 5/30/2018 — End Date: Sunday 8/19/2018
    Admission:free

    Martin Machado is a visual artist and alumnus of San Francisco Art Institute who has travelled the world on international commercial vessels as a merchant mariner. His work takes the form of drawings, paintings, and photographs that offer a window into this often-overlooked system of global commerce that underpins modern life. Cumulatively, the works in this exhibition illustrate Machado’s time at sea and his deep engagement with the people, places, and historical and cultural complexities of maritime exploration and trade. The exhibition’s title, Fluid State, alludes to the state of flux that defines both a life at sea and the shifting tides of global capitalism.

    In the work on view in SFAI—Fort Mason’s Main Gallery, containers from commercial ships have escaped their regimented place in the global supply chain, as with the two sculptures Flotsam and Jetsam, which seem to sink into the gallery floor. Elsewhere, a selection of two-dimensional works appropriates and recontextualizes 18th-century images from the history of maritime exploration, which consistently highlighted the drama and heroism of early explorers as well as the otherness of the people encountered. Machado’s work resists this one-sided, colonialist viewpoint espoused by early explorers, illustrating instead the overlapping narratives and conflicting interests that define a contemporary experience of the world’s oceans. In many of these drawings, the containers are repurposed as a stage for historical representation and reenactment, reminding us that history is not a final statement, but a subjective and contested narrative.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST
    Martin Machado is a visual artist and merchant mariner based in San Francisco, CA. His artwork is influenced by his experience with maritime labor, spending portions of his year working on international containerships and commercial fishing vessels. These voyages and the crew he works with have become intertwined with the narratives of his artwork.

    Machado’s work has been exhibited at a variety of international venues including Festival Teatro Container, Valparaíso, Chile; Italian American Museum, San Francisco; Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA; Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA; and Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli, Mexico City, Mexico. His work has been featured in The New York Times Magazine, Juxtapoz, and New American Paintings. He earned his MFA from San Francisco Art Institute in 2007.

    Martin Machado: Fluid State is curated by Katie Hood Morgan, Curator of Exhibitions and Public Programs, and organized with Christopher Squier, Exhibitions and Public Programs Coordinator. San Francisco Art Institute would like to thank the artist, K. Imperial Fine Art, San Francisco, and Cordesa Fine Art, Los Angeles.

    SFAI’s Exhibitions and Public Programs are made possible by the generosity of donors and sponsors. Major support is provided by Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund. Program support is provided by the Harker Fund of The San Francisco Foundation, Institute of Museums and Library Services, National Endowment for the Arts, Koret Foundation, Creative Work Fund, Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, The Robert Lehman Foundation, and Fort Point Beer Company. Ongoing support is provided by the McBean Distinguished Lecture and Residency Fund, The Buck Fund, and the Visiting Artist Fund of the SFAI Endowment.

    GALLERY HOURS
    Main Gallery, SFAI—Fort Mason Campus
    Wednesday–Sunday 11am–7pm (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays)

    Image credit: Martin Machado, Ships Passing, Red Sea, 2018; oil on canvas; 30 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the artist and K. Imperial Fine Art

    Location: SFAI—Fort Mason Campus Pier 2, 2 Marina Blvd. , San Francisco, CA 94123 San Francisco

    Contact: Christopher Squire csquire@sfai.edu
    URL: https://www.sfai.edu/events-calendar/detail/opening-reception-martin-machado

    Memorial Day

    May 22nd, 2018

    Memorial Day

    Start Date: Sunday 5/27/2018 — End Date: Sunday 5/27/2018
    Admission:0.00

    Sunday, May 27, 10 am
    East County Shared Ministry-Open & Affirming Congregations
    First Congregational Church of Antioch – Community Presbyterian Church of Pittsburg
    200 E Leland Rd (between Railroad & Harbor), Pittsburg, CA 94565
    The Historic Stoneman Chapel
    www.eastcountysharedministry.org
    925.439.9361 – 925.757.4094

    Rev. Christy Parks-Ramage will continue the new series based on the Poor People’s Campaign, as well as honoring Memorial Day and our Memory Garden. Michael Miller will lead the New Way with special music as we lift our voices. Come share the word, scripture, song and fellowship.

    Whoever you are and wherever you are on life’s journey, ALL are welcome here. We recognize, celebrate and give thanks for the many diverse gifts of God among us. Everyone is invited to participate in community and worship including, but not limited to, believers, seekers, agnostics, women and men, those of all sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions, those of all races and cultures, those of all classes and abilities, those who hope for a better world and those who have lost hope.

    Location: 200 E Leland Rd (btwn Railroad & Harbor) Pittsburg

    Contact: Event info cpcpittsburg@sbcglobal.net
    URL: http://www.eastcountysharedministry.org

    It’s Raining Men! Singles Dance Party

    May 21st, 2018

    It’s Raining Men! Singles Dance Party

    Start Date: Saturday 6/2/2018 — End Date: Saturday 6/2/2018
    Admission:15-20

    Single Women are guaranteed to meet at least one good bachelor at this fun party in a lovely hotel ballroom! Earlier this year we offered the same guarantee to our men, so it’s only fair to do the same for our ladies! $15/advance (by June 1st) or $20/door. Adults of all ages welcome. Dressy attire recommended. Saturday, June 2, 2018, 8pm-Midnight.

    MONEYBACK GUARANTEE: Each woman will meet at least one good bachelor, or receive a full refund at Midnight.

    LOCATION: Hilton Hotel, Sierra Ballroom, 4949 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara CA 95054. Across from the Santa Clara Convention Center and near Levi Stadium. Free parking.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization, Lifestyle Parties, Cougar Parties, Single n’ Professional, Palo Alto Ballroom Dancing, San Francisco Singles, Bay Area Single Boomers, Single Professionals Internet Network (SPiN); 40+ Singles, and by many other singles organizations and meetups.

    DISCOUNTS & more parties at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •Memorial Day Summer Kickoff Mixer, May 27, San Jose
    •Mix & Mingle, June 10, San Carlos
    •Midsummer Night Delight Dance, July 21, Mill Valley
    •The Summer Ball at the Grand Hyatt, July 28, San Francisco

    Location: 4949 Great America Pkwy SANTA CLARA

    Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com

    Mix & Mingle

    May 19th, 2018

    Mix & Mingle

    Start Date: Sunday 6/10/2018 — End Date: Sunday 6/10/2018
    Admission:10

    Meet new friends at this fun party! Dress to impress. Adults of all ages welcome. Sunday, June 10, 2018, 4-6pm.

    Only $10 at the door includes all this:
    •Fun Mixer Game
    •Prizes
    •Light Appetizers, served at 4pm, as long as they last

    LOCATION: Izzy’s Steaks & Chops, 525 Skyway Road, San Carlos CA 94070. From Hwy 101 take Holly exit.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; and many singles meetups.

    MORE PARTIES at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •Memorial Day Summer Kickoff Mixer, May 27, San Jose
    •It’s Raining Men! Dance, June 2, Santa Clara
    •Midsummer Night Delight Dance, July 21, Mill Valley
    •The Summer Ball at the Grand Hyatt, July 28, San Francisco

    Location: 525 Skyway Rd San Carlos

    Contact: Rich Gosse richgosse@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com